Nikita Khrushchev, at the United Nations. The leader of the Soviet Union said to the United States: "We will bury you."
An editorial cartoon summing up the situation.
All Americans should have a well-equipped bomb shelter. But not that many did.
Game makers got into the act.
A comic book.
A newspaper advertisement for bomb shelter supplies
People were urged to purchase gas masks like this.
Military scientists watch a nuclear bomb test in the desert.
The media fanned the flames of fear.
Everyone was drawn into the situation (above). Miss Atomic Test (right)